ADA-Alcohol & Drugs Action have opportunities for Volunteer Buddies to support people who require this service in their recovery journey.
People who have had problems with substance abuse often say they can lose touch with friends and colleagues, as well as losing their confidence in social situations. Buddies aim to help people build up their confidence again by supporting the person to get out and about to rediscover old interests or find new ones.
Once trained, our Buddies are matched with an appropriate client and alongside the Drugs Worker; they will jointly agree a plan which will enable the Buddy to support the client in their recovery. The specific plan agreed will be led by the needs of each individual client and could typically include the Buddy accompanying the client to social events, leisure activities or to appointments with other organisations.
As well as Volunteer Buddies we also have a range of other volunteer opportunities such as Volunteer Complementary Therapists, Creative Group Volunteers, Mini Bus Driver, Volunteer Gardener and Volunteer Music Group Assistant.
For further details please contact:
T: 01224 577120 / F-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alcohol & Drugs Action is a leading provider of alcohol and drug support services in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. Our services are open to individuals, family members and friends.
Experience required: Commitment to the aims of ADA-Alcohol and Drugs Action.
Travel details: Aberdeen City
Minimum age: 18
Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Public transport of all day ticket will be reimbursed upon production of valid ticket for the day of volunteering.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
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